Category Archives: Things to Do

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Explore Sanibel and Take the Wildlife Refuge Tram Tour

On your next trip to Sanibel Island, you’ll be right near some of the best attractions in the area. But what if you’re looking specifically for family-friendly activities in Sanibel? Are there going to be enough attractions that you and your kids can all enjoy together? Don’t worry! Sanibel Island is full of family-friendly activities, no matter what you’re interested... Read More »


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Navigate Around Sanibel Island on These Great Bike Trails

Wondering about things to do in Sanibel Island on your next vacation? There’s plenty to discover! Nature here is simply unmatched, with some of the most highly regarded beaches in the world. You and your family will also love learning about the fascinating history of the area, indulging in the fresh local seafood, and heading into the local stores to... Read More »


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Why You Should Visit the Sanibel and Captiva Island Farmers Markets

All the incredible family-friendly things to do in Sanibel Island make this slice of paradise the perfect destination for your next family getaway. You can find tons of fun activities, from strolling the beaches to indulging in fresh seafood to shopping, watersports, historical sites, and so much more. One thing you can’t afford to miss out on, however, is the... Read More »


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What is Sanibel Island Known For?

Heading to Sanibel Island and unsure of what to do? Fear not! This article will outline all of the things you and your family should do while visiting Sanibel Island. With everything from beaches, wildlife, and seashells, the area offers everything you and your family needs located right near our Sanibel Island rentals. Beaches If you are going to Sanibel... Read More »


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Sanibel Historical Museum and Village

Sanibel Island is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in Florida. The white sand beaches of Sanibel Island, along with its laid back atmosphere make the island nothing short of a holiday paradise. Aside from lounging on the beach and paddling in the crystal-clear waters, there’s plenty of other activities to try while on Sanibel. One of our... Read More »


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Sanibel Sea School Day Program

Traveling with young children is never easy. While it can be tons of fun spending a few days with your little ones playing on the beach and soaking up the hot Florida sunshine, after a little while, you may start yearning for some peace and quiet. Luckily, there are a few excellent children’s programs on Sanibel Island. Your child will... Read More »


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Visit Lighthouse Beach Park

Lighthouse Beach Park is located off Periwinkle Way on the east side of Sanibel Island. Many visitors to the area fall in love with it so much that they find their very own Sanibel vacation home from VIP Realty so that they can enjoy this little slice of heaven more often! Lighthouse Beach Park is the perfect island destination for... Read More »


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Learn about the Area at Captiva Island Historical Society’s History Gallery

If you’re visiting Sanibel Island for the first time, you may be curious to learn more about the area and its rich history. After all, the island’s history is what made this special place what it is today.  Captiva Island, which is just a short drive from Sanibel Island, has a fascinating story to tell, and it’s one that’s tied... Read More »


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Looking for a Fun Class or Workshop in Sanibel to Further Your Skills?

Sanibel is the perfect place for a quaint Florida getaway. This little-known vacation destination perfectly combines comfort and luxury, with attractions for every interest from food to shopping to culture and more. Come experience the gorgeous white sand beaches, indulge in fresh seafood, or stroll through nature to spot some of the most beautiful Florida flowers. If you’re looking to... Read More »


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5 Things to Know About Boating in Sanibel Before You Begin

Whether you’re into yoga, pickleball, or kayaking, boating is usually a Sanibel favorite. Boating is a blast! So what is it about boating that is so universally loved and what can you expect when you’re out on the ocean? We cover the top 5 things to know about boating before you grab your sea legs and venture out from your... Read More »